Saturday, November 16, 2013, at 8 pm
Historic Dumbarton Church
3133 Dumbarton Street, NW
Tickets: $30-$35 dumbartonconcerts.org and box office at 202-965-2000.
Johann Strauss’s most beloved waltzes in a variety of scintillating transformations—including a chamber-orchestra version of Emperor Waltz as lovingly transcribed by Arnold Schoenberg, and Adolf Schulz-Evler’s spectacular solo piano paraphrase of The Blue Danube performed by Benjamin Pasternack. Also in the program: Soprano Jennifer Casey Cabot sings “Vilja” from Franz Lehár’s The Merry Widow and other operetta favorites.
PostClassical Ensemble conducted by Angel Gil-Ordóñez
Benjamin Pasternack, piano
Jennifer Casey Cabot, soprano
“The Operetta Spirit” at the Austrian Cultural Forum